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Renewables to Grow Much Faster Than Oil Industry Expects, Rystad Says

May 06, 2021

Renewable energy will account for a far larger share of global supply in 2050 than major oil companies or the International Energy Agency (IEA) expect, Oslo-based consultancy Rystad Energy said on Thursday.Its updated models show renewables meeting 74% of total energy demand by 2050, compared to 43%, 45% and 69% in the most aggressive scenarios from energy firms Equinor, Shell and BP.The IEA expects renewables to account for 35% of the market by 2040…

Jindal Bags 3-Year Jack-Up Rig Charter with ONGC

May 07, 2021

Indian oil and gas company ONGC has chartered a jack-up drilling rig from the Indian offshore drilling contractor Jindal Drilling & Industries.Jindal said this week that the ONGC had sent a letter of award for the charter hire of the jack-up drilling unit Jindal Explorer…

Saudi Aramco Awards Ten-Year Deal for Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig

May 06, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a ten-year contract extension for the High Island IX jack-up rig.The contract for the 1983-built, 2012-upgraded jack-up drilling unit is in direct continuation of its current contract in Saudi Arabia…

Siemens Energy Lowers Sales Expectations for 2021

May 05, 2021

Siemens Energy, which supplies turbines to the power sector, on Wednesday lowered the upper end of its target range for 2021 sales, hurt by weaker-than-expected demand, project delays, and the ongoing coronavirus crisis.Revenues are now expected to grow 3-8% in the year to September…

Siemens Gamesa to Deliver Wind Turbines for Full 1,044 MW Hai Long Offshore Wind Projects

May 05, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured, subject to final contract awards, more work in Taiwanese offshore wind space.The company was back in November 2019 announced as a preferred supplier of offshore wind turbines for Hai Long 2A (300 MW) project…

Saudi Aramco Sees 30% Rise in 1Q Profit

May 04, 2021

State-run oil producer Saudi Aramco beat analysts' forecasts on Tuesday with a 30% rise in first-quarter net profit and maintained its dividend payout, helped by strong oil prices.Earnings by global energy companies such as Exxon Mobil have climbed on the back of rising crude prices…

Covid-19: Aban Offshore Suspends Jack-Up Rig Operation Again

May 04, 2021

Indian offshore drilling contractor Aban Offshore has suspended operations at one of its jack-up rigs citing Covid-19 outbreak.In a brief announcement on Monday, Aban Offshore said: 'We hereby inform you that one of our rigs 'Aban IV ' has suspended operations owing to outbreak of COVID-19…

Petronas Carigali Awards Pulai A P&A Contract to T7's Tanjung Offshore

May 04, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas industry services provider T7 Global has through its subsidiary, Tanjung Offshore received a work order award  from Petronas Carigali for the provision of plug and abandonment integrated services for Pulai A field, offshore Malaysia…

Offshore Incident: Velesto's Jack-Up Rig Tilts, Submerges Off Sarawak, Malaysia

May 04, 2021

A jack-up rig owned by Malaysian drilling contractor Velesto tilted and submerged at a location offshore Sarawak, Malaysia on Tuesday, the rig owner said.'The Board of Directors of Velesto Energy Berhad [...] regrets to inform that an incident involving one of our rigs…

Gulf Marine Services Bags MENA Deal for K-Class Jack-Up

May 04, 2021

Gulf Marine Services (GMS), a company providing self-propelled jack-up support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas, and renewables industries, has won a 9-month contract for a K-Class jack-up unit in the MENA region.The UAE-based company said…

OMV Hires Valaris Jack-Up Rig for New Zealand Drilling

May 03, 2021

OMV New Zealand has confirmed for Offshore Engineer that the company has hired Valaris' Gorila VII jack-up rig for work offshore New Zealand.Following a report last Friday by Bassoe Offshore that the two companies had struck an offshore drilling rig deal…

Eni, Santos Eyeing Upstream, CCUS Collab

May 03, 2021

Italian oil company Eni and Australia-based Santos on Monday agreed to jointly seek cooperation opportunities in Australia and East Timor.Under the non-binding memorandum of understanding, the companies will look at potential optimizations, synergies…

Oil Profits Soar: Oil Majors Shed Pandemic Blues

Apr 29, 2021

Europe's major energy companies profited from a rise in oil prices to report big increases in first-quarter earnings on Thursday, putting the worst of the pandemic era slump in fuel demand behind them.Last year's demand collapse forced BP, Royal…

Offshore Wind: Orsted Earnings, Shares Dented by Lower Wind Speeds, Cable Problems

Apr 29, 2021

Lower wind speeds and cable problems hit first-quarter earnings at Denmark's Orsted , sending shares in the world's biggest offshore wind farm developer lower on Thursday.Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) came in at 4…

Japan to Tackle Red Tape to Boost Renewable Energy

Apr 23, 2021

Japan plans to cut approval times for wind projects, open up abandoned farmland, boost grid capacity and other measures to slash red tape that has for decades impeded efforts to bring more renewable energy into the power mix.Actions to reduce…

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Jindal Bags 3-Year Jack-Up Rig Charter with ONGC

Jindal Bags 3-Year Jack-Up Rig Charter with ONGC

Malaysia Offshore Rig Sinking: All 101 Crewmembers Brought to Shore Safely

Malaysia Offshore Rig Sinking: All 101 Crewmembers Brought to Shore Safely

Northern Offshore Services Takes NYK's CTV on Ten-year Charter

Northern Offshore Services Takes NYK's CTV on Ten-year Charter

Renewables to Grow Much Faster Than Oil Industry Expects, Rystad Says

Renewables to Grow Much Faster Than Oil Industry Expects, Rystad Says

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Sends Another Jack-Up to APAC, as Siemens Gamesa Extends Brave Tern Charter

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Sends Another Jack-Up to APAC, as Siemens Gamesa Extends Brave Tern Charter

Exxon Expects $200M in Job Cuts Charges

Exxon Expects $200M in Job Cuts Charges

Saudi Aramco Awards Ten-Year Deal for Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig

Saudi Aramco Awards Ten-Year Deal for Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig

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